Wet Tropics of Queensland - Queensland, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust
S 16° 14.015 E 145° 28.112
55K E 336320 N 8204615
Quick Description: This World Heritage Site comprises 280 miles of coastline with tropical rainforests between Townsville and Cooktown (among others).
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 12/6/2014 2:28:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMN17J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
The Wet Tropics of Queensland are a World Heritage Site since 1988. The tropical rainforests in this region are of great natural beauty and home to a large number of plant and animal species, many of them endemic. About 15% of the area is protected as national parks, one of them being Daintree National Park where the gallery photos were taken.

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Type: Natural

Reference number: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/486

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